Hal Kaiser

Senior Partner
N.Asia & N.America

Based in: Austin and Seoul

Hal has fourteen years experience in the energy sector as a project developer, corporate executive and adviser on M&A and project finance.

Hal’s experience includes power generation, gasification, renewables, LNG, oil and gas and refining. Hal began his career with Texaco in the mid-1990s developing and project financing power plants in South America, Europe and Asia. Hal was involved with numerous deals including leading the KRW 771 billion acquisition of the first power plants and district heating facilities to be privatized in Korea.

In subsequent years Hal took on a number of different assignments in Singapore, Paris and London before becoming the Vice President of Commercial Development for the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa for Chevron Global Power Generation, a role in which he co-lead the restructuring of Chevron’s power group and refocusing of its strategy. In 2005 Hal became the Korea country manager of Chevron Global Gas with a focus on LNG trading, regasification and pipeline development.

Hal left Chevron to join Macquarie in Korea in 2007 focusing on M&A advisory within the energy sector including oil and gas, refining, power, city gas and LNG. Hal joined AWR Lloyd in 2008.  Hal has degrees in international business from the University of Illinois (BA) and the University of South Carolina (MBA).

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